Highlights from Tuesday’s Shootout Contest

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The Capitals concluded Tuesday’s Training Camp practice sessions with a shootout contest. The players who participated included T.J. Oshie, Nicklas Backstrom, Andre Burakovsky and Alex Ovechkin. The goaltenders included Braden Holtby, Philipp Grubauer and Pheonix Copley. Here are some video highlights. 

Philipp Grubauer stops T.J. Oshie.

But Oshie would later redeem himself.

Evgeny Kuznetsov shows off a nice move, setting up a preview on what he’d do later on.

Braden Holtby uses the splits to stop Andre Burakovsky.

Then it was Pheonix Copley’s turn. Poor Burkie 😦

Finally the shootout highlight ends with the goal of the day. Kuzy switches hands and one-hands the puck into the net.

By Michael Marzzacco

About Michael Marzzacco

Michael is an avid DC sports fan with a passion for writing. He has followed the Washington Capitals since the 2003-04 season, around the time his enthusiasm for DC teams really began. It was from the days when they had the worst record in the league to when they became the most exciting team in the area. His Dad took him to his first Caps game a couple of years later. One of his favorite memories was being in the stands during the 2015 Winter Classic where Troy Brouwer scored the game-winning goal with 12 seconds left. Michael graduated from Radford University in May 2016, earning a degree in journalism and focusing on sports journalism and broadcasting. His goal is to work in sports media in Washington, D.C.
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